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Camera rental startup KitSplit raises $2.1M

KitSplit, which operates an online rental marketplace for creative equipment, is announcing that it’s raised $2.1 million in seed funding. The equipment available can include cameras, lights and lenses, but also VR gear and drones. Renters get access to this equipment for a lower price (CEO Lisbeth Kaufman estimated KitSplit usually costs 30 to 50 [...]

Jeremy Fiance, the 26-year-old founder of House Fund, ups his VC ambitions

A little less than two years ago, we reported on Jeremy Fiance, a then 24-year-old recent UC Berkeley graduate who’d just taken the wraps off his new firm, The House Fund. It had secured $6 million in capital commitments from an array of individual investors, many of them venture capitalists, to fund startups coming out of [...]

May rules out scrapping tuition fees

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe prime minister told ITV's This Morning there were 'issues' with university tuition fees The prime minister has called for better value for students in England, but has ruled out completely scrapping tuition fees.Theresa May has launched her review of tuition fees and university funding, to be [...]

To take on Amazon Alexa, Google announces new features for Assistant

Google CEO Sundar Pichai speaks at Google I/O 2017Image: justin sullivan/Getty ImagesGoogle Assistant is about to get a lot smarter.  Google has announced several new updates to its voice assistant which will roll out throughout this year.  SEE ALSO: Chromebooks may soon have Google Assistant standard Routines, announced in October, arrive today. The feature will [...]

What superheroes of color will we see after ‘Black Panther’?

Is Black Pantheran anomaly or a beginning?Image: Marvel STudiosBlack Panther isn't the first black superhero movie ever made, or even the first black Marvel superhero movie ever made. But it does feel like the start of a new chapter. SEE ALSO: 'Black Panther' is a huge victory for representation in film Even as superhero movies [...]

A Conspiracy Theory About A Stoneman Douglas Student Reaches No. 1 On YouTube

The video itself was real ― a reuploaded version of a 2017 news clip by CBS Los Angeles in which one of Hogg’s friends gets into a verbal altercation with a lifeguard, which Hogg recorded and uploaded at the time. The reuploaded video also used the same title as the CBS affiliate: “Confrontation Between Lifeguard, Bodysurfer [...]

Tummy bloating can be ovarian cancer

The survey spoke to women across the UK and asked what they would do if they were "bloated regularly". Those polled were allowed to chose more than one option but only 392 said they would book an appointment with their GP.'You never dream it will happen to you'Laura Everley, who is 38, and from Crawley, [...]

Cloudflare is protecting the internet using groovy lava lamps

The media exaggerates negative news. This distortion has consequences | Steven Pinker

Whether or not the world really is getting worse, the nature of news will make us think that it isEvery day the news is filled with stories about war, terrorism, crime, pollution, inequality, drug abuse and oppression. And its not just the headlines were talking about; its the op-eds and long-form stories as well. Magazine [...]

Where does ‘Black Panther’ leave Wakanda before ‘Avengers: Infinity War’?

T'Challa has something to say.Image: Mashable Composite / Marvel StudiosExcited for Black Panther? So are we. Which is why we're rolling out obsessive coverage with Black Panther Week. Spoiler alert: This post contains major spoilers for Black Panther.  It's a real tragedy that Black Panther had to end – the film's so good, we wanted [...]

Shepard Smith Flames Trump For Not Condemning Russia Ever

“He did not attack [Russian President] Vladimir Putin or Russia. Nor did he express concern that the Russians attacked the United States. Nor did he pledge in any way to put measures in place to stop future attacks,” Smith said Monday on “Shepard Smith Reporting.” Instead, Trump spent the holiday weekend “defending himself, misrepresenting the [...]

Woman Photographs Strangers To Show How People React To Overweight People

When photographer Haley Morris-Cafiero decided to take pictures of herself in environments that made her feel uncomfortable, she didn’t expect to come up with another project that earned her a world-wide fame. “Wait Watchers” is a social experiment in a form of series of photos collected into one book that capture how passers-by react to overweight [...]

The brutal world of sheep fighting: the illegal sport beloved by Algerias ‘lost generation’

The long read: Algerias lost generation has been shaped by years of conflict, unemployment and state repression. Sheep fighting offers an arena where young men can escape the constant supervision of the stateLast August in Algiers, one week before the holiday of Eid al-Adha, men in tracksuits and trainers were guarding their sheep in anticipation [...]

Marcel Hirscher wins first Olympic gold as Chloe Kim triumphs in halfpipe

(CNN)He's considered by many as the best skier of his generation, but Olympic gold had always eluded Marcel Hirscher until now.Hirscher kept in touch with a respectable time in his unfavored downhill discipline and then unleashed his slalom skills to overhaul the field at a windy Jeongseon Alpine Centre Tuesday.Chloe Kim: Snowboarding's next legend?Winter Olympics: [...]

Essential Phones new Halo Gray color goes on sale exclusively at Amazon

The Essential Phone is currently in the midst of being rolled out in a range of new colors, including three that will be released excessively on Essential’s own website, with a staged release schedule that began Thursday. On Friday, however, Essential revealed a surprise fourth new color, “Halo Gray,” which will be exclusive to Amazon [...]